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After Charlottesville and before they come to SF and Berkeley, CA

Thanks to all of those who came out for the Interfaith Peace Vigil in Walnut Creek Monday evening. We estimated that 300 participated and we had enough to have people at all four corners of two intersections on Civic Dr. in downtown Walnut Creek. After our Interfaith prayers and songs, we mentioned providing some links [...]

By |2017-08-16T00:10:46-07:00August 16th, 2017|I4C Statements, Raise Your Voice|Comments Off on After Charlottesville and before they come to SF and Berkeley, CA

Season of Peace – 9/24 Followup Event – Intl Day of Peace Program

Thanks to all who came to see the movie Sacred: Milestones in a Spiritual Life Feedback was so good that we are looking for other forums to show this beautiful, moving 89 minute film. Review at tinyurl.com/sacredmovie Sunday, Sept. 24th 3:30 pm International Day of Peace Celebration in Word and Song Father Tom Bonacci sharing [...]

By |2017-09-30T00:09:06-07:00August 1st, 2017|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements|Comments Off on Season of Peace – 9/24 Followup Event – Intl Day of Peace Program

HOUSING – A HUMAN RIGHT

HOUSING - A HUMAN RIGHT “Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of themselves and of their family, including food, clothing, housing and medical care and necessary social services, and the right to security in the event of unemployment, sickness, disability, widowhood, old age or other lack [...]

By |2017-06-02T21:16:11-07:00June 2nd, 2017|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements|Comments Off on HOUSING – A HUMAN RIGHT

ICCCC Earth Day Statement – Science not Silence

SCIENCE NOT SILENCE      Hardly a day goes by when the people of the world are not more and more aware of the world.  The issues of Immigration, War, Hunger and Terrorism remind us of the suffering of many and the anguish of not a few.  As Earth Day approaches, we pause to ponder [...]

By |2017-04-25T16:57:11-07:00April 21st, 2017|I4C Statements|Comments Off on ICCCC Earth Day Statement – Science not Silence

SF Bay Religious Leaders Denounce Massacre of Coptic Christians

SF Bay Religious Leaders Denounce Massacre of Coptic Christians April 11, 2017, San Francisco -- At the threshold of this sacred and holy season, when our Christian and Jewish sisters and brothers observe and celebrate the hope of new life and liberation from oppression, we are reminded that terrorism takes no holiday. Gruesome images of torturous [...]

By |2017-04-12T18:34:29-07:00April 12th, 2017|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements|Comments Off on SF Bay Religious Leaders Denounce Massacre of Coptic Christians

ICAN Training – Becoming Better Stewards of the Earth Advocacy Training Workshop

This year’s focus is Becoming Better Stewards of the Earth Advocacy Training Workshop – pre-registration lunch http://tinyurl.com/gvu23ra Saturday, April 1st.  See the event at https://www.interfaithccc.org/event/becoming-better-stewards-of-the-earth-advocacy-training-workshop/ Opening Invocation: Rev. Will McGarvey Overview: Rev. Will McGarvey Rev. Will Scott, California Interfaith Power and Light, California Legislative actions for 2017 Andrés Soto, Communities for a Better Environment, BAAQMD, Cap on Refinery Emissions – [...]

By |2017-03-16T14:23:11-07:00March 16th, 2017|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Raise Your Voice|Comments Off on ICAN Training – Becoming Better Stewards of the Earth Advocacy Training Workshop

Area Leaders Share Solidarity with the Jewish Community in Response to the Bomb Threats and Vandalism of Cemetaries

The Interfaith Council of Contra County, together with the leaders of all faiths it represents, is deeply concerned for our brothers and sisters in the American Jewish community and want them all to know that we stand in solidarity with them. The recent threats, assaults, personal attacks, and acts of desecration and vandalism directed at [...]

By |2017-03-03T13:27:55-08:00March 3rd, 2017|I4C Statements, Raise Your Voice, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Area Leaders Share Solidarity with the Jewish Community in Response to the Bomb Threats and Vandalism of Cemetaries

Media Coverage of the Ring of Solidarity Event

Here are the links to the media coverage of our recent Ring of Solidarity at the Walnut Creek Islamic Center on Feb. 3rd, 2017.  Feel free to share any and all of these links. http://www.eastbaytimes.com/2017/02/03/hundreds-gather-for-ring-of-solidarity-at-walnut-creek-islamic-center/   http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/East-Bay-Interfaith-Council-Hosts-Ring-of-Solidarity-to-support-Muslims-412699103.html   http://kron4.com/2017/02/03/hundreds-stand-in-solidarity-with-the-muslim-community-in-walnut-creek/   The article announcing the event: http://www.eastbaytimes.com/2017/02/01/walnut-creek-ring-of-solidarity-a-show-of-strength-unity/                  

By |2017-02-27T07:59:33-08:00February 27th, 2017|I4C Announcements, I4C Statements, Newsletters, Raise Your Voice|Comments Off on Media Coverage of the Ring of Solidarity Event

Faith-based and humanist groups call on government to reaffirm American values

Faith-based and humanist groups call on government to reaffirm American values “Although the U.S. is a nation of immigrants and has a long history of welcoming refugees from diverse lands, we also have a history of different periods of xenophobia and exclusion, including the Chinese Exclusion Act, the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II, [...]

By |2017-02-02T06:35:42-08:00February 2nd, 2017|I4C Statements, Raise Your Voice|Comments Off on Faith-based and humanist groups call on government to reaffirm American values